US lifts Trump sanctions on ICC prosecutor

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden on Friday revoked sanctions imposed by Donald Trump on the top prosecutor of the International Criminal Court as the...

US, Iran to start indirect talks to salvage nuclear deal

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The United States and Iran will open indirect talks next week in Vienna as the European Union spearheads efforts to bring President...

Florida prohibits vaccine passports, citing ‘freedom’

MIAMI: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday banned the use of "vaccine passports" in the southeastern US state, citing "individual freedom." The Republican governor's...

Four people shot dead in California

ORANGE: Four people, including a child, were shot and killed Wednesday evening at an office building in Southern California, police said. It is the...

Amid virus surge, WHO says Europe vaccine rollout ‘unacceptably slow’

COPENHAGEN: The World Health Organization yesterday slammed Europe's vaccine rollout as "unacceptably slow" which it said was prolonging the pandemic as the region sees...

Roma, Texas: Border town at center of immigration wave

ROMA, US: Around midnight, Silvia hears the doorbell ring at her home in the small community of Roma, Texas, where she is a teacher....

As US newspapers slide toward abyss, a bidding war breaks out

WASHINGTON: Even as US newspapers sink toward an abyss, an unusual bidding war has broken out for a major chain, pitting hedge fund operators...

Biden picks first Muslim as federal judge

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden nominated several black women, an Asian American and the first Muslim ever to federal judgeships Tuesday in a push for...

NY state passes bill legalizing recreational marijuana

NEW YORK: New York state lawmakers passed a bill Tuesday legalizing recreational marijuana, with Governor Andrew Cuomo saying he would sign it into law....

US border agents, traffickers and migrants mix on busy Rio Grande

ROMA-LOS SAENZ, US: The sun has barely set when Mexican traffickers inflate their boat, load 15 migrants on board, yelling at the kids to...

Mozambique town deserted as IS claims control

PEMBA, Mozambique: The United States on Monday vowed to support Mozambique after a prolonged deadly assault on the key northern town of Palma by...

Biden ramps up vaccinations but warns ‘war against COVID far from won’

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden's administration announced a raft of new actions to expand the national immunization campaign and ensure that 90 percent of...

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